” I’m just fascinated by the past. You know, both by the possibilities it holds and by the complete tyranny of it, the way it sort of keeps you in this stranglehold and makes you want things that you no longer have and you can never get back. “


” There are many ways to go about a story. And if you give yourself some formal constraints, it just makes the job so much – maybe ‘easier’ isn’t the right word, but because you know your boundaries, you can just play within those boundaries much more, so it’s much more fun to do. “


” With twenty six letters, you can create anything you like – any person, any world, any place, any emotion. And they are so potent, so powerful, and at the same time, they’re marks on the page, and that’s all. There’s nothing else to them. “


” Being published is a bit like being entered into a race you don’t even want to run, but, once running, can’t help but not want to lose. “


” When there’s change, and people fear things, they become more dogmatic in their views. They lash out: you can see it in the media, scapegoating and penal sentencing. “


” Socrates was famously executed for his philosophical and political beliefs. I wondered what would happen if you had a similar character, who was so relentlessly questioning of everything? In a modern society, would we be any more or any less tolerant of that kind of character? “



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Socrates was famously executed for his philosophical and political beliefs. I wondered what would happen if you had a similar character, who was so relentlessly questioning of everything? In a modern society, would we be any more or any less tolerant of that kind of character?

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